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The Ten Commandments of Picture Book Writing

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Below are the slides from my recent presentation to the San Diego chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, The Ten Commandments of Picture Book Writing.

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Author: Henry Herz

Children's book author

17 thoughts on “The Ten Commandments of Picture Book Writing

  1. Reblogged this on Pearlz Dreaming and commented:
    For all those writing picture books this is a good read.

  2. LOVE this, Henry, and OH, how I agree! 😀

  3. This was absolutely perfect. thank you!

  4. Hilarious! Or not….. And so perfectly true. Or is it?

  5. Thanks for this wonderful post! What a great thing to remember: that rules can be broken and bent if it works for the story.

  6. Rules are meant to be broken. Yay! I’ll share this on my FB . Thanks

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  8. Yes…

  9. I shared this on Google+. I wish I could have attended your presentation.

  10. This made me giggle. Thanks, I needed it. 🙂

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  12. Reblogged this on Deb Dunn and Life's Lessons and commented:
    In writing as in life, it’s always a good idea to know the rules, question them, and bend them – if for a good and compelling reason. Thanks for this post, Henry Herz.

  13. Loved this :0)

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